Brent crude, used to price international varieties of oil, rose 48 cents to end at $113.28 per barrel on the ICE Futures exchange in London.
In other energy futures trading on Nymex:
— Wholesale gasoline rose 3 cents to finish at $2.86 per gallon.
— Natural gas fell 11 cents to end at $3.45 per 1,000 cubic feet.
— Heating oil added less than a penny to finish at $3.09 a gallon.
Pamela Sampson in Bangkok and Pablo Gorondi in Budapest contributed to this report.